The Wellington Chess Club

2018 Club Schedule

The Summer Cup: Eight Round Open Swiss

January 25th - March 22rd. 1hr 15 mins plus 30 secs per move each per game One game per night, two half point byes available. Break after six rounds for the AGM

AGM 8th March

Wellington Open Easter Tournament

30th March - Apr 1st (Fri-Sun)

Fischer Random Rapid (Classical chess alternative tournament available)

March 29th - April 12th. 25 mins plus 5 secs per move each per game, Three nights, two games per night.

Autumn Cup: Round Robin Groups

April 19th - May 24th. Groups of six players each, 1hr 15 mins plus 30 secs per move each per game, One game per night, one postponement night available, other postponements by arrangement

Club Rapid: Ten Round Open Swiss

May 31st - Jun 28th. 25 mins plus 5 secs per move each per game, Two games per night, two half point byes available

Club Blitz Championship

One night Jul 12th, standard FIDE Blitz time control, i.e. 3 mins plus 2 second increment

Julian Mazur Memorial: Eight Round Open Swiss

Jul 19th - Sep 13th. (8 rounds, 9 weeks), 1 hr 15 mins plus 30 secs per move each per game, One game per night, two half point byes available.

Club Champs: Single Round Robin

Sep 20th - Dec 13th. (13 weeks), 1 hr 30 mins plus 30 secs per move each per game, One game per night, four reserve nights post scheduled games.

Christmas Party

Dec 20th, Last night of the year